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"I've been asking for someone to kill for ages."
— Slaughter to Morrowseer, Assassin

Slaughter was an adult male NightWing who was introduced in Assassin. He was Vengeance's cousin and resided within the NightWing island as a guard until he was killed by Deathbringer.

Appearance

Slaughter was unhealthily thin and had a twitchy, furious look, even in his sleep. He had black wings[1] and was large in size.[2]

Personality

Described by Quickstrike to be unintelligent,[3] Slaughter was lazy, bad-tempered, and mean towards nearly everyone.[4] Morrowseer stated that he would love to practice killing other dragons,[3] and he once bragged about injuring a small dragonet during training class.[5] Deathbringer believed that Slaughter would kill him in an instant if he was ordered to,[6] and Slaughter became eager when Morrowseer mentioned that Slaughter would have the chance to kill Deathbringer.[7]

Biography

Winglets

Assassin

Slaughter was first mentioned when Morrowseer suggested Quickstrike train Slaughter or Vengeance instead of Deathbringer, although she refused the offer. Quickstrike later made a deal with Greatness and Morrowseer — if her son, Deathbringer, could kill either Slaughter or Vengeance, he would be able to go to the mainland with her for the newest assassination mission, despite being underage by NightWing standards.

Deathbringer briefly recalled Slaughter's reputation while deciding whether to kill Slaughter or Vengeance. Deathbringer decided that killing Vengeance was too risky, as there were too many witnesses around the latter. Deathbringer crept up to Slaughter while he was sleeping, but was interrupted unintentionally by Morrowseer, who woke Slaughter and immediately warned him of the incoming assassination attempt. Deathbringer still managed to sneak up and kill Slaughter by slitting his throat while Morrowseer was leading him out of the room.

Deathbringer later talked to his mother the process of the entire assassination attempt. By the end of the story, Morrowseer mentioned Slaughter again when he complimented Deathbringer's first assassination attempt.

Quotes

"Wow. Great. I've been asking for someone to kill for ages."
― to Morrowseer (Assassin)

"Who's trying to kill me? Do I get to kill them with a spear or with my bare claws?"
― to Morrowseer (Assassin)

Relationships

Morrowseer

Slaughter was described to be one of Morrowseer's pets.[8]

Vengeance

Slaughter was Vengeance's cousin, and was kind only towards him.[4] Quickstrike believed that Vengeance would hate and try to hurt Deathbringer for killing Slaughter.[2]

Trivia

  • Slaughter drools in his sleep.[5]

References


NightWings
Queens

Present: GloryDarkstalkerBattlewinner
Historical: Vigilance

Royalty

Greatness

Jade Mountain

StarflightFatespeakerMoonwatcherMightyclawsMindreaderFearlessBigtail

Other Dragons
(Present)

DeadlyclawsDeathbringerEclipseFarsightFierceteethMastermindMorrowseerObsidianPreyhunterQuickstrikeSecretkeeperShapeshifterSlaughterSmokeseerStonemoverStrongwingsVengeanceWisdom

Other Dragons
(Historical)

AllknowingClearsightDiscretionFoeslayerForeseerJewel-eyesListenerMorrowwatcherPrudenceQuickdeathStarclawsSwiftwingsThoughtfulTruthfinderTunesmithVision

Hybrids

DarkstalkerWhiteoutEclipseFierceclawsPeacemakerShadowhunterSunnyFireflyCommodoreJewelOrangeTortoiseshell

Kingdom

NightWing island: NightWing tunnels
Lost city of night: Borderland MountainDarkstalker's homeGreat DiamondNightWing libraryNightWing palaceNightWing schoolNorth Beach
Rainforest Kingdom: NightWing village

Society

NightWing Exodus

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